Taste Test: Best Healthy Canned Soups

A warm cup of soup can be healthy (if you choose wisely) and satisfying. Here, our favorites, for when you don't have time to make your own.


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Progresso Reduced-Sodium Italian-Style Wedding Soup with Meatballs

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120 calories, 3g fat, 480mg sodium in 1 cup.

"A quick and easy lunch. The mini meatballs tasted great and were very filling."

—Amanda Flores, beauty and fashion assistant


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Amy's Organic Lentil Vegetable, Light in Sodium

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160 calories, 4g fat, 340mg sodium in 1 cup.

"It was so well-seasoned I didn't miss the salt."

—Cheryl S. Grant, research editor


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Campbell's Select Harvest Light Vegetable Beef & Barley

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80 calories, 1g fat, 480mg sodium in 1 cup.

"There was the perfect amount of vegetables, beef, and barley."

—Siobhan Treanor, art production manager


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Healthy Choice Cheese Tortellini Soup

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90 calories, 1g fat, 390mg sodium in 1 cup.

"I was surprised by how much pasta was in there."

—Jonna Gallo Weppler, articles director

Originally published in the February 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.